"There are two cardinal sins from which all the others spring: impatience and laziness."
"Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind, the second is to be kind and the third is to be kind."
"Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger."
"Art is man's nature: Nature is God's art."
Philip James Bailey
"Fit yourself for the best society, and then, never enter it."
"Optimism is the cheerful frame of mind that enables a teakettle to sing, though in hot water up to its nose."
"Parents, however old they and we may grow to be, serve among other things to shield us from a sense of our doom. As long as they are around, we can avoid the fact of our mortality; we can still be innocent children."
"Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language or music without atmosphere."
"Not only God, but all recipients love a cheerful giver."
"Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don't even remember leaving open."